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Holman's Restaurant

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15 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-1801
+1 503-231-1093
08:00 - 02:30
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 02:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 04:00
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Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Tourists, this place is not for you. Or maybe it is, if you like uneven service, usually strong drinks (cheap, but not necessarily well-made) and normally raucous tunes loudly blaring over cheap speakers. It's dim and sorta cozy, and I hope to god it doesn't get bought and prettified and scrubbed clean of its beautifully blase and uneven Portland character.... More 

Thank Andrew C
Portland, Oregon
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384 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Breakfasts can be pretty much the same from place to place unless you select the "odd" item on the menu. Here, it was the Morning Mess, which was has browns under a big patty of sausage under a fried egg, all smothered with a sausage gravy. So, it was hearty, but the gravy and sausage pretty much overwhelmed the eggs... More 

Thank Eugene F
Portland, Oregon
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328 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Holman's is a cool place. Lots of whiskey, and you can join their whiskey club. Proudly down all the brands in house and you get a plaque on the wall. Your call if a good idea or not. Stopped in for a quick bite, ordered the clam strips. They were tasty and the clams were nice size bites--nothing wrong with... More 

Thank shewholovestoeat
Granada, Nicaragua
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119 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

I first ate here over thirty years ago, and fortunately Fox News is no longer blasting from the TV. It's become a bit of a Portland hipster place to hang at late at night. The food is nothing to write home about, but the hamburgers aren't bad and the cocktails are cheap. The service can be "hit or miss," but... More 

Thank Tracy G
Portland, Oregon
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Had Sunday brunch here based on the recommendation of a friend and the suggestion their Bloody Mary Bar was worth a visit. The service was appallingly bad; I initially waited at the bar for ten minutes to ask a simple question; when we were eventually seated our waitress, Jennifer, turned out to be one of a sadly increasingly common population... More 

Thank OregonTraveler17
Vancouver, Washington
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

I have been coming here since I was 21, I am now 33. This is one of my favorite late night places ever. This is not a place to be "seen" just a good place to talk with friends, hang out, drink, and eat bar food. The Whiskey Club is also a good draw. Love this place for what it... More 

Thank Jenn H
Portland, Oregon
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58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

This restaurant is a dive, no way around it but it has The best burgers in town. It is by far the oldest restaurant in this area of town and the decor shows it. Expect pool tables, dim light and pin ball machines. Outdoor seating in the back where smoking is allowed. You are not going to get truffle oil... More 

Thank Swissabroad
Vancouver, Washington, United States
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231 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

My coworker's and I visited Holman's for happy hour and we had a great time. They had margaritas on special and they were delicious! The happy hour menu is filled with a lot of fun options (mostly fried in some way). The patio is very nice and spacious. Great bar with great prices with or without happy hour. One thing... More 

Thank Kailey T
Spokane, Washington
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641 reviews
436 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

We stopped in here and had a shot of Jagermeister and a beer. The place is a dive but it was still ok. I will go back here again as I liked it.

Thank fool4travelin
Portland, Oregon, United States
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394 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

a friend and i came back here for lunch. i had the veggie burger, and subbed a salad for the fires...delicious...my friend had coffee and the veggie scramble...the server was great, and friendly.. .

Thank Teresa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, Pub, American, Steakhouse
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-1801
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-231-1093

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?